Edward L. Auslander
Edward L. Auslander serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as president and CEO of LORD Corporation, a position he assumed in January 2013. Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately-held company that serves the automotive, aerospace and defense, general industrial, and electronics markets. With global headquarters in Cary, N.C., LORD has a presence in 26 countries and 2013 revenues in excess of $880 million. LORD is a leading global provider of adhesives, coatings, electronic chemicals, sensing systems and mechanical and electromechanical systems that control noise, vibration and motion.
Auslander began his career at LORD in 1984 under the student Co-op Program and has held numerous management and leadership positions across the Company throughout his career. Auslander served in managerial positions in the Aerospace, Industrial, and Chemical Products groups, including overseas assignments in France (Industrial Products Sales Manager, Europe) and England (Thermoset Products Sales Manager, Europe). Auslander returned to the United States in 2007 and held successive leadership positions, including as Global Business Director, Elastomer Process Materials, and Global Business Director, Aerospace Parts & Assemblies and Electromechanical Systems. Most recently, Auslander served as Vice President, Global Business Management, with global profit and loss responsibility for all of the Company's Value Streams.
Auslander holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University. He graduated from the Chicago Booth Executive Institute in 2009. Auslander serves on the Board of Directors North Carolina New Schools. He is also an active member of the Aerospace Industries Association, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Association of Chief Executive Officers.